How to Flush Your Cache on Windows and Router

I work a lot with DNS settings for my websites and apps. Today I added a few new DNS entries to set up a new server. I used DNS propagation checkers and confirmed that the DNS entries were already updated internationally. But unfortunately, I myself couldn’t access the website on my Windows machine behind my … Read more

TryHackMe Overpass 2 – How I Found a Server Backdoor with Wireshark

Backdoors are malicious pieces of software that allow attackers to access computers without authorization and bypass security measures. They can control computers remotely, steal data, and bypass safety protocols. Challenge Overview 👉 Recommended Tutorial: How I Hacked a PW Manager (TryHackMe Overpass 1) PART 1 – FORENSICS Part one of this box can be completed … Read more

Web Hacking 101: Solving the TryHackMe Pickle Rick “Capture The Flag” Challenge

The Pickle Rick CTF (capture the flag) challenge requires basic webhacking techniques including: The theme of the challenge is Rick and Morty, the animated tv show. The silly premise of this box is that we need to find the three hidden ingredients that Rick needs to change himself from a pickle back to a human. … Read more

Python Library Hijacking – A Simple Demonstration on NumPy

In this blog post, I’ll show you how recreated a Python library hijacking vulnerability on my home network. The Wonderland box on TryHackMe was the inspiration for exploring this kind of vulnerability. In my previous Wonderland walkthrough blog post, I highlighted an example of exploiting the ‘random’ module to switch users without knowing their password. … Read more

How to Serialize a Python Dict into a String and Back?

Problem Formulation Given a Python dictionary containing lists and other data structures. You want to store the dictionary in a file or send it over the network in a more efficient form. How to serialize a Python dictionary into a string, and then deserialize the string back to a dictionary data structure? Here’s a rough … Read more

Python Networking with Sockets

Have you ever wondered what happens in the system when you type https://app.finxter.com/ or https://google.com and press enter in your web browser? This is exactly what we will be covering in Python Networking. How the data flows from HTTP protocol to TCP/IP protocol stack. Then finally over the internet to fetch the data you requested. We discuss … Read more